'''Joseph Warren Robinett, Jr.''' (born December 25, 1951) In the A. Miller interview, Robinett says he was 26 in November 1977. is a designer of interactive computer graphics software, notable as the developer of the Atari 2600's ''Adventure (Atari 2600)|Adventure'' — the first graphical adventure video game — and as a founder of The Learning Company, where he designed ''Rocky's Boots'' and ''Robot Odyssey''. More recently he has worked on virtual reality projects. Robinett graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts|B.A. from Rice University, with a major in "Computer Applications to Language and Art". After graduating from Rice University, he was a Fortran programmer for Western Geophysical in Houston, Texas. He received an M.S. from University of California, Berkeley in 1976, and went to work at Atari, Inc. in November 1977.